Shanghai Half Day Morning or Afternoon Sightseeing Tour

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From $56.54

104 reviews   (3.61)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: china, china

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.


Got only half a day to explore Shanghai? Discover the 'must-see' sights such as Jade Buddha Temple, Fresh Water Pearl Gallery and Shanghai Museum on the morning tour or The Bund, Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai Old Street, a silk mill and Shanghai's entertainment district on the afternoon tour. A guided sightseeing tour of Shanghai is a must for anyone visiting China's most modern city.

What's Included

Admission tickets

Air-conditioned vehicle

English-speaking tour guide

Hotel pickup and drop off in the city center

What's Not Included



Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Yuyuan Garden is closed on every Monday. You will visit City God Temple and Yuyuan Bazaar instead, if your tour is on Monday.
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Shanghai Museum is closed on every Monday. You will visit M50 Art Zone instead if your tour is on Monday.
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
This is the morning tour highlight. Shanghai Museum is a highlight of the tour. The museum design is in keeping with Feng Shui principles. It houses a great permanent collection and hosts various exhibitions with over 120,000 pieces that showcase the 5000 years of China's history. We recommend you rent an audio phone (USD 5) to make the most of your 1.5 hours' visit.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

People's Square (Renmin Guang Chang)
This is the morning tour highlight. People Square, in the heart of the city is a vast green area surrounded by great buildings on all sides. Here you have the opportunity to feed the doves to pray for the world peace.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Jade Buddha Temple
This is the morning tour highlight. Built during the Guangxu period of the Qing Dynasty (A.D. 1875-1909), Jade Buddh Temple contains a priceless collection of jade statues from Burma. The temple is constructed in the magnificent architectural style of the Song Dynasty. Currently the temple houses the Shanghai Buddhist Institute.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

The Bund (Wai Tan)
This is the afternoon tour highlight. The Bund is known as Shanghai's waterfront. It is the most famous landmark and a symbol of old and new Shanghai. Four kilometers long, it has long been one of the most important areas of Shanghai. In the 1930s, the Bund was host to the city's financial and commercial centers.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
This is the afternoon tour highlight. Yuyuan garden includes many halls, springs and other buildings of interest. The visit brings you back to Ming Dynasty (A.D. 1368-1644).

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Yuyuan Old Street
This is the afternoon tour highlight. It is a big bazaar in city center surrounding Yuyuan Garden, which was built 500 years ago. All the buildings are in Ming Dynasty architecture.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Former French Concession
This the afternoon tour highlight. The former French Concession is characterized by beautiful, tree-lined streets wander through Shanghai's hottest new entertainment district.

• Admission Ticket Free

This is the afternoon tour highlight. Xin Tian Di is located in the central area of old French Court. The brick buildings on these two-square blocks have been preserved and transformed into trendy clubs, restaurants and boutiques.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Mix the Old culture with the Modern Shanghai
nekolyree17, 17-09-2019
Our guide was fluent in English and explained very well the rich history of Shanghai. Recommending this trip to others.
Tom is an outstanding guide
orioleal, 30-04-2019
Tom was extremely knowledgeable as he took us through the Zu Garden, French Concession and the Bund. He was super helpful with photos. I walk with a cane and Tom was extremely helpful and caring in insuring that I was comfortable.
Nice tour
Donna_D, 25-06-2019
Did the half day tour the day after arriving. Was a good activity after traveling. Excellent guide that was friendly and knowledgeable.
Delightful half-day tour
Chet C, 04-02-2019
Pleasant way to get an overview of Shanghai for the first-time visitor.
Our group was small. We had a new, clean, comfortable van.
Our guide was knowledgeable.
A pretty fun time
Shani G, 02-10-2018
I would rate this higher but the driver was a pain. I really enjoyed our guide but the driver made me feel like my kids were a huge burden. The line for the shanghai museum was super long because of the holiday so we decided to skip that. Our guide took us to the silk factory instead and that was quite a treat for my children and for me too! Overall we really enjoyed our morning tour. I’d recommend it.

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